Three Key Treatments to Help Reverse Sun Damage

Nov 10, 2022

Summer has come to an end. Does the Charleston sun may have your skin looking tired, dry, and damaged? With the seasons changing, medical-grade skin care treatments have the job of refreshing your skin’s glow. Our team of licensed estheticians are here to help you reverse that summer sun damage.

How does the sun damage your skin?

The damage caused to your skin by exposure to sunlight and UV rays is called photoaging. Photoaging is the number one cause of skin aging. These UV rays are split into two different categories; UVA and UVB rays. UVA rays are associated mostly with aging while UVB rays are associated with burning the skin.

Identifying summer sun damage

Sun damage appears in many different forms. The most common skin damage we see includes:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation
  • Melasma
  • Visible broken capillaries
  • Rosacea
  • Excess skin elasticity
  • Irregular or uneven skin tone

Which treatments reverse summer damage?

Treatments that encourage cellular turnover and increased collagen productions are the best to pursue when looking to reverse both visible and nonvisible summer sun damage. Our top three recommended treatments to reverse summer sun damage include:

1. BroadLand Light Therapy

Our BBL (BroadBand Light) is a gentle laser that works by heating the upper layers of your skin. The heat, which gets absorbed by the targeted areas, stimulates your skin cells to regenerate and restore your skin’s natural beauty. Results can be seen with clearer, smoother, more vibrant, and younger looking skin.

2. RF Microneedling

This state-of-the-art procedure joins radiofrequency and microneedling to restore your skin’s health by administering heat in conjunction with controlled micro-injuries. With options from Morpheus8, Virtue RF and Rejuvapen your skin texture improves while cellular turnover increases. Skin tone becomes more balanced while fine lines and wrinkles are targeted by each device. Ask us which one is best for you.

3. Chemical Peels

We offer a variety of chemical peels that whip your skin back into shape. During this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the affected areas for chemical exfoliation. Consequently, this process reveals new, regenerated skin that is smoother and less wrinkled. Chemical peels are an ideal treatment for a host of skin problems including acne, discolorations, fine lines, and wrinkles. 

Which treatment is the best?

Charleston Medical Spa’s skincare experts are here to determine which treatment is best suited for your individual skin type and conditions. Look and feel your best with the help of these medical grade treatments. 

Contact us today to book a consultation.

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